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Message 1264648 - Posted: 26 Jul 2012, 21:40:39 UTC

You will be after seeing this photos......

Suffer from Vertigo? Well then, don't look

Some superb photos of New York......rather him than me.....
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Message 1264656 - Posted: 26 Jul 2012, 21:51:56 UTC

Actually I do suffer form vertigo very badly, to the extent I find it difficult to play video games where height is involved like Tomb Raider or Batmam Arkham City.

Yet as these are stills I can look with no problems at all.

Strange?

Great pics!
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Message 1264661 - Posted: 26 Jul 2012, 22:06:12 UTC

I have no problems with heights, when I was about 10 I was up in the Space Needle and my dad held me out so I could take pictures straight down.
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Message 1264705 - Posted: 27 Jul 2012, 0:53:19 UTC

Great pictures, but i must point out that Vertigo is not the fear of heights, it's a whirling sensation caused by an inner ear disorder that may be triggered by looking down from tall things (or sometimes up at tall things) but is not exclusively caused by such.
I have Vertigo, but mine is caused by flickering lights, heights don't worry me.

Fear of heights is Acrophobia, from the Greek akron meaning peak.
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Message 1264731 - Posted: 27 Jul 2012, 2:42:42 UTC

Cool pics.
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Message 1264778 - Posted: 27 Jul 2012, 7:55:39 UTC - in response to Message 1264705.

Great pictures, but i must point out that Vertigo is not the fear of heights, it's a whirling sensation caused by an inner ear disorder that may be triggered by looking down from tall things (or sometimes up at tall things) but is not exclusively caused by such.
I have Vertigo, but mine is caused by flickering lights, heights don't worry me.

Fear of heights is Acrophobia, from the Greek akron meaning peak.

Thank you Simom. I have no problrm flying. But, Ang and Eric took me on a walk, looked down a gully........
Let's just Hormons.
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Message 1265267 - Posted: 28 Jul 2012, 17:55:57 UTC

Nice pics:) It's funny, all those yellow cabs.
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Message 1265269 - Posted: 28 Jul 2012, 17:59:52 UTC

Those are some cool pictures! I'm not afraid of heights, or even falling. But should I fall, the abrupt stop at the ground frightens me considerably.

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Message 1265567 - Posted: 29 Jul 2012, 17:54:01 UTC

That's only a short moment to be frightened, the next moment you don't know it anymore.(if you're falling from a high altitude that is)
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